Review: could Cymbalta cause Joint Swelling?


Joint swelling is found among people who take Cymbalta, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lyrica, and have Depression . We study 56,230 people who have side effects while taking Cymbalta from FDA and social media. Among them, 458 have Joint swelling. Find out below who they are, when they have Joint swelling and more.

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Cymbalta has active ingredients of duloxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Cymbalta 58,912 users)

Joint Swelling

Joint swelling has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, drug ineffective, diarrhea, joint pain (latest reports from 31,133 Joint swelling patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

56,230 people reported to have side effects when taking Cymbalta.
Among them, 458 people (0.81%) have Joint Swelling

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cymbalta cause Joint swelling?

Time on Cymbalta when people have Joint Swelling *:

  • < 1 month: 25.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 37.5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 12.5 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Joint Swelling when taking Cymbalta *:

  • female: 85.84 %
  • male: 14.16 %

Age of people who have Joint Swelling when taking Cymbalta *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.28 %
  • 20-29: 1.14 %
  • 30-39: 10.54 %
  • 40-49: 20.51 %
  • 50-59: 33.9 %
  • 60+: 33.62 %

Severity if Joint Swelling when taking Cymbalta **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 40 %
  • severe: 60 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Joint Swelling **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 25 %
  • not yet: 75 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (113 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (86 people)
  • Fibromyalgia (68 people)
  • Pain (66 people)
  • Hypertension (62 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lyrica (123 people)
  • Humira (79 people)
  • Methotrexate (59 people)
  • Lexapro (57 people)
  • Percocet (55 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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